Fayetteville, PA – Five Injured in Car Accident on Black Gap RdLaw Pa
Fayetteville, PA (August 5, 2020) – On Friday night, five people were seriously injured in a car accident in Fayetteville.
The accident, according to authorities, took place around 11:30 p.m. at 1600 Black Gap Road when the driver of a passenger vehicle crashed into a home in Franklin County after they lost control of their car for unknown reasons.
Those inside the vehicle were badly injured as a result of the accident but nobody inside the home received injuries. Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. They confirmed that some victims were transported to the hospital by medical helicopter while others were taken by ambulance.
The accident was so severe that it closed down Black Gap Road in the area for approximately two hours.
Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg continues their investigation into the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in Pennsylvania and everywhere else in the U.S. In just one hour in the state of Pennsylvania, nine people are injured in car accidents that take place due to the negligence of others. This means that hundreds of victims are hospitalized every week, putting car accidents near the top of the list for reasons why individuals are hospitalized. A car accident can impact a person on emotional, physical, and financial levels as they attempt to put the pieces back together after they have been harmed. Because of this, victims are urged to seek the help of a skilled accident attorney.
It is normal to feel helpless and confused after you have been injured in a Pennsylvania car accident. Car accidents take place for many reasons and leave victims with a wide array of questions. You may wonder how you will pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. You might also ask if there are deadlines you have to meet in your injury claim or what types of evidence are most useful when it comes to proving your claim. No matter what, it is important that you have a legal advocate by your side. Speaking with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney is one of the best steps that you can take after you have been harmed in a car accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and compassionate Pennsylvania accident attorneys are dedicated to helping those injured in serious accidents. We will ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy, and more. If you have been injured, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you as you work on your physical recovery. We will stand by your side so that you do not feel alone as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney you can rely on during this time at (215) 731-9900.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.